Okanogan County Newswire (Page 2)

Okanogan County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Okanogan County, WA. (Page 2)

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  1. Races tighten for Okanogan, Grant county commissioner seatsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Wenatchee World

    In Okanogan County, an updated ballot count Monday showed candidate Sheilah Kennedy narrowly maintaining her lead for County Commissioner District 1, while Chris Branch pulled ahead of Larry Schreckengast to grab the second-place slot. Only 14 votes separate the top three vote-getters.

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  2. Ranchers contribute to Second Harvest programRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Wenatchee World

    Members of Okanogan County Cattlemen and Women volunteered at the Aug. 3 Second Harvest mobile food distribution at American Legion Park in Okanogan. The group also presented a $400 check to Second Harvest as part of the Beef Counts program, which provides a year-round supply of beef to local food banks.

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  3. County commissioner candidates Hover, Thrasher maintain lead in District 2 primary raceRead the original story

    Friday Aug 5 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    Updated returns from Tuesday's primary election indicate that incumbent District 2 Okanogan County Commissioner Ray Campbell continues to trail challengers Andy Hover and Ashley Thrasher and will probably not advance to the November general election.

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  4. Slideshow: Oroville Spring & Summer 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    ... an emphasis in photojournalism. He is a proud alumnus of Oroville High School. His family first settled in Okanogan County in the late 1800s. His parents are Judy DeVon and the late Larry DeVon and he has two younger brothers - Dante and Michael. ...

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  5. Naillon takes oath of office for Oroville CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    ... read the Rocky Mountain Ecometrics report on Enloe Dam put together by Anthony Jones. Enzensperger described Okanogan County PUD's efforts to re-energize the dam as "the biggest boondoggle" because the amount of electricity the dam would be able to ...

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  6. 'Out of the flames of hell'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Seattle Times

    ... / The Seattle Times) Lyon was hurt and his friends killed trying to fight a wind-whipped fire outside Twisp, Okanogan County. The blaze exploded on a hot, dry Wednesday afternoon in Washington's worst fire season on record. The crew members on ...

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  7. Safety Valve: Letters from readersRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 4 | Wenatchee World

    It has come to my attention that there is some public confusion regarding the issues and causes underlying Okanogan County Superior Court and Dennis Rabidou v. Okanogan County, Sheilah Kennedy, Ray Campbell and Jim DeTro, individually.

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  8. B.C. man killed in motorcycle crashRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Wenatchee World

    A Canadian motorcyclist was killed Sunday after his bike left the Loomis-Oroville Road near Nighthawk and hit a boulder. Robert Irvine, 61, of Penticton, was traveling south and had just crossed the border at Nighthawk at about 1 p.m., said Okanogan County Sheriff's chief criminal deputy Steve Brown.

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  9. County commissioner candidates Hover, Thrasher lead in early District 2 primary resultsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    Preliminary returns from Tuesday's primary election indicate that incumbent District 2 Okanogan County Commissioner Ray Campbell is trailing challengers Andy Hover and Ashley Thrasher and may not advance to the November general election.

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  10. NCW chooses its champions for the November ballotRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Wenatchee World

    ... voters responded that way," he said. "Almost all of the discussions I had with people, especially in Okanogan County, we had tremendous feedback." Rep. Cary Condotta, a Republican, also has a similar lead over his challenger, Democrat Dan Maher for ...

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  11. Fire danger rating increasesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Colville Statesman-Examiner

    The Washington Department of Natural Resources said last week that several changes in the fire danger rating and burn restrictions on DNR-protected lands have gone into effect. Effective July 27, all campfires in Leader Lake Campground in Okanogan County are prohibited.

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  12. Okanogan County lifts pot moratorium and imposes new rulesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 1 | Wenatchee World

    Okanogan County commissioners have lifted a four-month moratorium on new marijuana growing and processing facilities and adopted rules that require permits for new operations. Issues over pot farms - which until the commission vote last week had no specific restrictions and were permitted in zones where farms are allowed - drew more than half of the 190 comments to the county's zoning plan.

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  13. Feel Good Friday: Free book program encourages little readersRead the original story

    Friday Jul 29 | Wenatchee World

    ... Up Summer," which received a $5,000 grant from the Community Foundation of NCW to provide free books for Okanogan County elementary students over the summer. For as little as 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos ...

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  14. First fires, then floods Now what?Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 28 | Wenatchee World

    After two years of fires and floods, Okanogan County is getting another hit from nature. This time, it's Mormon crickets.

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  15. PUD commissioner candidates answer to the crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    ... John Graham and Jerry Asmussen. A large turnout of voters with lots of pertinent questions attended an Okanogan County PUD commissioner candidate forum held July 20 at the Community Cultural Center in Tonasket, leaving candidates with the impression ...

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  16. Okanogan, Wenatchee River district lightning-caused fires all out or controlledRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 28 | Wenatchee World

    The dozen fires started by lightning earlier this week in Okanogan County are all controlled. The largest - the 15-acre French Creek Fire - was controlled at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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  17. Countya s cash flow problems relievedRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 28 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    Okanogan County no longer needs the ability to fall back on $605,463 in emergency funds to cover payroll and other regular county expenses.

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  18. Winthrop reviewing police salariesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 28 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    ... needs to be a multi-year solution," she said. Other council members echoed that concern. Henning said that Okanogan County will be Winthrop's main competition for hires, and the county is increasing its pay scale in 2017. He pointed to other towns ...

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  19. Flash flood sweeps through French Creek propertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    ... Road. Thunderstorms Monday evening (July 25) had not produced any reported flooding, said Maurice Goodall, Okanogan County emergency manager. The storms had dropped about .25 inch of precipitation in the Methow Valley from Twisp north, according to ...

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  20. Fire danger now high in Spokane and Okanogan counties - Tue, 26 Jul 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    The fire danger has increased to "high" in Spokane and Okanogan Counties, leading the state Department of Natural Resources to ban campfires at Leader Lake Campground in Okanogan County. The fire danger has increased to "high" in Spokane and Okanogan Counties, leading the state Department of Natural Resources to ban campfires at Leader Lake Campground in Okanogan County.

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